Tag Archives: mobile applications

AWS, Microsoft Launch Deep Learning Library for Developers

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have introduced a deep learning library to help developers prototype, create, train and deploy machine learning models for cloud computing tools, edge devices and mobile applications. The Gluon library currently serves as an interface for the Apache MXNet deep learning framework and will be updated to support Microsoft’s open-source, …

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Motorola Solutions, RapidSOS to Deliver Smartphone Location Info for 9-1-1 Calls

Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS have partnered in an effort to provide precise location information for U.S. 9-1-1 calls made through smartphones. RapidSOS will deliver location information through Motorola’s Emergency CallWorks CallStation software which works to support emergency call-taking and mapping, Motorola said Wednesday. Both companies also plan to offer location data to first responders in the field …

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Motorola Solutions to Debut Public Safety Mobile Apps Suite

Motorola Solutions will launch a suite of mobile applications designed to help public safety personnel communicate and collaborate with each other. The company said Tuesday the portfolio comprises the Messaging, Mapping, WAVE and Telephony apps. Messaging is designed to help first responders share text messages and photos to individuals or talk groups across smartphones and two-way radios. Mapping …

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Mark Forman: Digital Govt Projects Should Incorporate User-Centered Design Methodology

Mark Forman, global public sector head at Unisys, has said agencies should integrate user-centered design methodology into digital government projects to optimize costs, public service and overall mission delivery. Forman wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on Nextgov that the government’s mobile applications and services could be underutilized if project designers …

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Ping4 to Develop Flood Alerting Mobile Platform for First Responders Under DHS Contract

Ping4 has received a contract of an undisclosed value from the Department of Homeland Security to develop a mobile communications platform that will work to alert first responders on flood conditions. Smartphone application developer Ping4 said Tuesday the platform will be designed to use location-based features of smart mobile devices to provide …

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Airbus Eyes Autonomous Flying Vehicle Concept to Address Urban Congestion

Airbus Group plans to develop an autonomous flying vehicle platform concept to fly over traffic jams in an effort to relieve urban congestion and address traffic concerns that resulted from urbanization in “megacities.” The aerospace conglomerate said in a report its A3 outpost has pursued an individual passenger and cargo transport autonomous flying vehicle platform project …

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Military & Aerospace: Curtiss-Wright Launches Data Storage Tech for ISR Aircraft

Curtiss-Wright has unveiled a small form factor SWaP-optimized data storage technology for unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles and ISR aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. Mil & Aero staff write the Data Transport System 1-Slot network attached storage delivers up to two terabytes of storage and supports encryption to help protect data at …

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Christian Ekhart: Icomedias Develops Microsoft Tech-Based Digitization App for Public Safety Agencies

Icomedias has collaborated with Microsoft to create a mobile application designed to help public safety organizations to digitize paperwork, icomedias CEO Christian Ekhart wrote in an article published Thursday on Microsoft’s website. Ekhart said the HYBRID.FORMS application is built upon Microsoft-built technology products such as Windows 10, SQL Server, SharePoint and Office 365. The app will work to help …

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Deloitte, Adobe Unveil Government Services Access Platform; Kristin Russell Comments

Deloitte‘s digital unit has teamed up with Adobe to develop a new software platform for government services accessible across digital channels. Deloitte Digital has launched CitizenConnect, which is designed to provide access to multiple citizen services applications via mobile devices in an effort to boost customer relationship management for government agencies, Deloitte said Thursday. “Government’s current …

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Blackstone Technology Group Helps DHS Build Mobile DevOps Platform

The Department of Homeland Security has collaborated with Blackstone Technology Group to develop a shared service platform for agency information technology professionals to build, test and implement mobile applications. Blackstone Technology said Wednesday the DHS’s Office of the Chief Information Officer has featured the development-and-operations platform Carwash as an innovation project model …

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RSA Adds EyeVerify Biometrics to Authentication Software Development Kit; Angel Grant Comments

RSA has incorporated EyeVerify’s eye biometrics system into the company’s authentication software development kit for mobile applications. The addition of Eyeprint ID to RSA’s offering serves as an extra security layer to RSA’s eye-based biometric authentication, EyeVerify said Monday. “Eyeprint ID gives organizations and their end users a simple authentication …

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IBM’s Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Overview FedRAMP’s Mobile Offerings

The General Services Administration has included cloud-based mobile applications as part of the offerings under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program in efforts to further boost government services, according to two IBM executives. Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, wrote in a piece published Monday with Andras …

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VA Evaluates Mobile Apps for Patient, Provider EHR Access; Kathy Frisbee Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs is field-testing new mobile applications that work to help healthcare providers and patients connect with the VA’s Vista electronic health records system, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that the Mobile Blue Button and Summary of Care apps as well as the upcoming Patient Viewer app work to provide …

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